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Rampant Lions Press Collection

An inventory of the collection at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Rampant Lions Press.
Title: Rampant Lions Press Collection
Inclusive Dates: 1967
Quantity: 1 folder (SC)
Abstract: Printed items from Rampant Lions Press in England
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Rampant Lions Press (1924-2008) was a highly-regarded letterpress printing firm in Cambridge, England founded by Will Carter (printer, typographer, calligrapher, and wood-carver) and later operated by his son, Sebastian.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Rampant Lions Press Collection consists of printed material from the press.

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Access Restrictions

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Related Material

Special Collections Research Center has a number of collections and cataloged items related to publishing, printing, and the book arts. For additional manuscript collections, please search our collections . For cataloged items, please refer to the Classic Catalog.

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Subject Headings


Carter, Will, 1912-2001.

Corporate Bodies

Rampant Lions Press.


Letterpress printing -- England.
Letterpress printing -- Specimens.
Private presses -- England.
Small presses -- England.

Genres and Forms

Broadsides (notices)
Type specimens (documents)



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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Rampant Lions Press Collection,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 2013.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 15 Mar 2019
Revision history:

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Printed material
SC 846 Portfolio One 1967 - examples of printing, type-design, and letter-cutting produced by Will Carter in the eight years previous

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